Making the decision to invite caregivers into your life or the life of a loved one is a big decision. At Centric Healthcare, we pride ourselves on being the premier home health agency serving Rochester, Minnesota, and the surrounding cities. We offer the highest quality home health care services available to the residents of the Rochester area, and we deliver them with excellence, compassion, and reliability.
Our comprehensive, in-home health care services are patient-centered. Our primary mission is to provide the highest-quality and cost-effective home health care. Whether you are in need of private duty nursing, therapy, we prioritize the health care needs of each individual and vow to provide excellent patient care and safety. We collaborate closely with the patient’s team of healthcare providers to ensure that each and every need the clients may have are met.
At Centric Healthcare, our continuum of care empowers each person to live and enjoy a life of independence, purpose, and well-being. Our first responsibility is to our clients, and we provide our services with skill, compassion, and respect. Centric Healthcare in-home care providers are a part of a larger team of dedicated care professionals — all of whom play an essential role in delivering the best care experience possible.
Centric Healthcare is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health and proudly serves the Rochester, MN area as well as the surrounding counties. We have had the honor of providing in-home care to thousands of clients throughout the Twin Cities, Austin, and Rochester area. Each of our clients has had its own unique set of needs, and we have worked with each individual to develop and deliver a personalized care plan based on their individual health goals. Because Centric Healthcare offers a wide variety of services, we are able to modify your services and care plan to meet your needs and expectations.
Why Centric Healthcare?
Access to Daily Care Specialists
Avoid Long-term Contracts
We Are a Trusted Partner
Therapeutics for a Variety of Conditions
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Centric Healthcare in Rochester, MN proudly serves the surrounding cities:
Wabasha, Lake City, Canon Falls, Hastings, Preston, Cloquet, Utica, Stockton, Claremont, West Concord, Goodhue, Welch, Pine Island, Kenyon, Wanamingo, Bryon, Dover, Eyota, Oronoco, Stewartville, Elgin, Kellog, Zumbrota, Spring Valley and Hayfield, MN.
Frequently Asked Questions About Home Health Care
What is Home Health Care?
Home health care services are different for everyone, but they basically include various support services that allow you to live safely and independently in your own home. There is a common misconception that home health care services are only for people who are confined to their homes or are bedridden. The truth is, home care services are ideal for those who are aging and need varying degrees of assistance in order to continue living independently and for those recovering from a medical illness, have a disability or special needs, or are managing a chronic health issue.
Home health care services are customized to meet the needs of the individual and may include various services, including private duty nursing. Home health care is available for short-term or long-term assistance, depending on the individual’s needs. In many situations, home health care services are there to help you achieve the highest quality living conditions possible. Home health care can help with the management of an ongoing medical condition and provide the safety required for independent living.
Home health care services may help to reduce the need for unnecessary hospitalizations as well as assist in your recovery following a hospital stay, an illness, or an injury. Home health care services can include:
Assistance with safely managing household tasks
Assistance with daily activities, such as personal hygiene and dressing
Therapy and rehabilitative services
Long-term or short-term nursing care for illness, disability, or disease
How to Qualify for Home Health Care?
In order for Minneapolis, MN, residents to qualify for home health care, you need to meet the following conditions:
You must have a physician’s order determining that you need medical care in your home
You require at least one of the following: physical therapy, skilled nursing care, speech therapy, occupational therapy, or assistance with daily living activities, such as bathing due to physical limitations or safety reasons
Your physician must certify that you are typically unable to leave your home or are homebound
Your physician must regularly review and sign your plan of care
It is important to note that when you are qualifying for home health care services, although you must be homebound, this does not mean that you are physically forbidden to leave your home. This does mean that when leaving your home, there is a safety risk to your physical health or well-being or that the process of leaving is overwhelming or exhausting.
Does Medicare Cover Home Health Care?
Home health care services allow individuals with special needs to stay in their homes. In-home health care maybe for people who are getting older, recovering from surgery, disabled, and/or chronically ill. We provide a wide range of services to those in the Rochester, MN area, including:
1. Be under the care of a doctor and you are getting services under a plan of care established and regularly reviewed by a doctor.
2. You need and your doctor certifies that you need one or more of the following:
Intermittent skilled nursing care (other than blood draws)
Speech-language pathology services
Continued occupational therapy
3. The home health agency that will be caring for you is approved by Medicare
4. You are homebound and your doctor certifies that you are homebound, which means you have trouble leaving your home without help, such as a wheelchair, cane, special transportation, or help from another person.
5. As part of the certification of eligibility, a doctor or other healthcare professionals that work with a doctor must document that they have had a face-to-face meeting with you within a required time frame and that the encounter was in relation to the reason you need home health care.
Why We Love Rochester, Minnesota
Rochester, Minnesota is located in the shallow Zumbro River Valley and surrounded by wooded terrain and rolling hills. Rochester experiences all four seasons, with large variations in seasonal temperatures. Although the winters may get cold, the summers are extremely pleasant and warm. Even with its large population, Rochester has a comfortable, small-town feel and it is known for its low crime rates and excellent park system. In fact, in 2017, according to Livability.com, Rochester ranked number 1 in the top 100 best places to live. There is something for everyone of every age in Rochester. Residents of the area also enjoy the close proximity to Minneapolis, which only about 85 miles away
What Does Rochester Have to Offer?
Although Rochester is well-known as being home to the Mayo Clinic, there is so much more this town has to offer its residents, including:
Excellent educational opportunities (close to a dozen colleges and universities)
Plenty of outdoor recreation
Excellent healthcare options
The Rochester Art Center
A vast array of restaurants with varying cuisine
Several buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, such as the Chateau Theater
Minnesota has one of the most extensive state park systems in the nation, and Rochester is no exception. Whether you prefer hunting, hiking, camping, fishing, or a quiet place to picnic, there is no shortage of options in Rochester. There is no shortage of entertainment, especially during the summers in the downtown area. From golf courses to the Zollman Zoo, along with the great cost of living and excellent health care options, there is no shortage of reasons why our residents love Rochester, Minnesota.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“Centric Healthcare has services available that I had not imagined – this opens opportunities to bring stability back into my medical condition. They interact with my various specialists and Primary care provider professionally and with intention. A good portion of the burden of managing my health has been assumed by Centric Healthcare, allowing my family to be out from the pressure and constant anxiety – to be a family once again. I recommend Centric Healthcare.“